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One-Line Haiku online course

January 16 - April 23

Even more minimalist than haiku, the "monoku" is a poem in one short line. They’ve become increasingly popular and more widely published in journals and anthologies. So if a single short line is the shape of monoku, what is the substance of this tiny haiku derivative? This course will encourage you to consider what a …

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8:00 am

Introduction to Poetry

February 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Poetry is the oldest and most diverse of literary forms, working with language at its most fundamental levels. All writers, be they poets, novelists, memoirists, or screen-writers are best prepared to approach their craft if they have a firm understanding of how language is used in a poem. In this introductory course offered online by …

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2:00 pm

Getting More Out of Writing Poetry (afternoon session)

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

63 Barrington Drive, 63 Barrington Drive
Glasgow, G49ES United Kingdom
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Renowned poet and teacher, Donny O’Rourke has a few places available on this long established, popular and influential, afternoon course. Each week a task is set and the poems it prompts are collectively critiqued in a discussion led by the tutor. Warm, witty and welcoming; that has been Donny’s approach these past thirty five years. …

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7:30 pm

Anne Carson: Lecture on the History of Skywriting

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, 1 Spadina Crescent
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J5 Canada
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As part of the Jackman Humanities Institute's "Strange Weather" Program for the Arts 2019/20, Anne Carson will present her "Lecture on the History of Skywriting" with collaborator Robert Currie. Learn more here.

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Finding God in Poetry

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

Oaktree Anglican Fellowship, 216 High Street
London, Acton W3 9NX United Kingdom
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This is a weekly discussion group exploring God and people's perceptions of God through contemporary and traditional poetry, hymns, and poetical passages from the Bible. Participants are welcome to bring their own readings or poems they have written themselves. No prior knowledge of poetry or literature is required. Learn more here.

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Joy Harjo – An Evening with the U.S. Poet Laureate

February 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fleischmann Auditorium, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Fleischmann Auditorium, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, 2559 Puesta del Sol
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
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A visionary poet of the Muscogee Creek Nation, Joy Harjo's wide-ranging body of work includes the landmark poetry collection She Had Some Horses and the acclaimed memoir Crazy Brave. Celebrated for its insightful attention to the spiritual and natural worlds, her poetry tells an American story of tradition and loss, reckoning and myth-making, "full of …

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